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Volume:6 Issue:9 Number:23 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #9475
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Botulinum toxin injection not effective in improving outcomes after femoral distraction osteogenesis


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OrthoEvidence. Botulinum toxin injection not effective in improving outcomes after femoral distraction osteogenesis. ACE Report. 2017;6(9):23. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/9475

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Is Botulinum Toxin Type A a Valuable Adjunct During Femoral Lengthening? A Randomized Trial

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Dec;474(12):2705-2711

Contributing Authors: DH Lee S Shin HW Kim DW Kim H Park HS Shin

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Synopsis

44 patients with familial short stature scheduled for bilateral femoral distraction osteogenesis with intramedullary lengthening nails were randomized to one leg administered botulinum toxin type A within the muscles of the thigh, and one leg administered placebo in a similar manner. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of botulinum toxin type A injection during femoral distraction o...

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